Jill Roberts

News and Public Affairs

Local authorities urge students and parents to speak up if they see someone exhibiting behavior which may indicate they could pose a danger to the community.

More than 300 residents attended the vigil at the football stadium at Vero Beach High School.  Similar vigils were held around the state.

The Save the Chimps Sanctuary is not open to the public on a regular basis.  Three scheduled member days will give residents a peek inside this unique refuge.  Find out more by clicking HERE.

Most plans center on hiding when threatened by an active shooter.  There is, however, another theory.  We learn about ALICE which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate.  You can learn more about this method by clicking HERE.

A new study from the AAA shows that as many as 10 percent of traffic crashes may be caused by sleepy drivers.  Medication may cause us to become sleepy, find out by clicking HERE.

Paula Poundstone is a regular panelist on "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me," the news quiz show that airs on WQCS.  Find out more about her visit to The Lyric Theatre by clicking HERE.

  

St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara asks anybody who may have been a victim of convicted rapist 48-year-old John Edward Reese to contact the Sheriff's Office at 772 462 3230.

ArtsFest is at Memorial Park in Stuart Feb. 10 & 11.  Find out more by clicking HERE.

After a seven month investigation, officials announce the arrest of 42 people in the battle against the opioid crisis.

The Garden Club of Indian River County brings you Gardenfest! Feb. 3 & 4 at Riverside Park in Vero Beach.  Get the details by clicking HERE.

Legislation creating the Florida High Seed Passenger Rail Safety Act has been introduced by Treasure Coast legislators Senator Debbie Mayfield and Representative Erin Grall.  This comes after recent deaths involving the new Brightline train, formerly known as All Aboard Florida.  The line currently runs between West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale, but expansion is planned through the Treasure Coast.

Folksinger Peter Yarrow visits the Emerson Center in Vero Beach, Thursday Jan.25.  Find out more by clicking HERE.

The Woman's Club of Stuart presents the "Art is Everywhere" tour.  Tour all forms of art in the homes of local artists and art collectors, followed by an informal reception at The Fish House Art Center in Port Salerno. For more information click HERE.

 

Find out more about the presentation or get tickets by clicking HERE.

There has been an increase in diagnosed flu cases on the Treasure Coast.  Find out more about this flu season by clicking

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